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Grand View University

Des Moines, IA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate96%
Acceptance Rate96%

Grand View University Academics

Grand View University requires a minimum of 124 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Grand View University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Grand View University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 55% of students who start college at Grand View University graduate within six years.

Grand View University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted Unknown
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Grand View University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Are Required At Grand View University?

Grand View University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Grand View University.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with Grand View University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Grand View University

When choosing a major, Grand View University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Grand View University.

Student Designed Majors

Grand View University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

Grand View University does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at Grand View University

Grand View University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.


Frequently Asked Questions About Grand View University


Does Grand View University Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Grand View University does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Grand View University Offer Online Classes?

✅ Grand View University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Grand View University Give Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Grand View University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Grand View University Have An Honors Program?

✅ Grand View University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.

Does Grand View University Require Internships?

🟨 Grand View University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.


Additional Information About Grand View University


Grand View University Library

The main library on campus is the Grand View University Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Grand View University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Grand View University offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Iowa State University

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Grand View University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Grand View University has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Grand View University include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

Keep Reading About Grand View University

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.

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Student Life

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Grand View University Majors & Subject Areas

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,889

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

96%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$63,046

Out-of-State

$63,046

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 15
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